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: BRIGHT AND EARLY

on gramophone records

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: MORNING MUSIC

BBC Scottish Variety Orchestra
Conductor, Kemlo Stephen

Contributors

Conductor: Kemlo Stephen

: LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS!

' Solomon's Prayer of Dedication ' 3 Kings 8 (1 Kings in Authorised Version), read from the translation by Monsignor Ronald Knox

Contributors

Unknown: Monsignor Ronald Knox

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FOLLOW THE BAND!

A radio route march with the Metropolitan Police Central Band Conducted by Mr. Roger Barsotti
Director of Music

Contributors

Conducted By: Mr. Roger Barsotti

: RECITAL

Arthur Copley(baritone)
Joan Spencer (violin) Ernest Lush (piano)

Contributors

Baritone: Arthur Copley
Violin: Joan Spencer
Piano: Ernest Lush

: VAL MERRALL

with Felix King at the piano

Contributors

Unknown: Felix King

: AMERICAN LETTER

by Alistair Cooke

Contributors

Unknown: Alistair Cooke

: THE DAILY SERVICE

I bind unto myself today (A. and M. 655; S.P. 528)
New Every Morning (revised) 80
Psalm 11 (Broadcast Psalter)
Acts 18, vv. 12-23
My spirit longs for thee (S.P. Ill)

: MUSIC WHILE YOU WORK

Tommy Kinsman and his Dance Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Tommy Kinsman

: RECITAL

Philharmonic String Trio:
David Martin (violin)
Max Gilbert (viola)
James Whitehead (cello)

Contributors

Violin: David Martin
Viola: Max Gilbert
Cello: James Whitehead

: BREAK FOR MUSIC

Cyril Stapleton and his Orchestra

Contributors

Unknown: Cyril Stapleton

: WORKERS' PLAYTIME

From a canteen in Ystrad
Mynach, Wales with Ronald Chesney
Trevor Watkins
Jeanne de Casalis
Harry Engleman at the piano
Produced and introduced by Bill Worsley

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Chesney
Unknown: Trevor Watkins
Unknown: Jeanne de Casalis
Unknown: Harry Engleman
Introduced By: Bill Worsley

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: FILM TIME

Introduced by Freddy Grisewood
This week's edition includes:
'Cinequiz': Critics v. Filmgoers ' The Star at Home': William Hartnell
Sound-track excerpts from the British Lion Film ' The Interrupted Journey,' starring Valerie Hobson, Richard Todd, Christine Norden, and Tom Walls
Script by Michael Storm
Produced by Dennis Monger

Contributors

Introduced By: Freddy Grisewood
Unknown: William Hartnell
Unknown: Valerie Hobson
Unknown: Richard Todd
Unknown: Christine Norden
Unknown: Tom Walls
Script By: Michael Storm
Produced By: Dennis Monger

: MELODIES OF LONG AGO

Songs presented by the Ballad Singers

: CRICKET

Lunchtime scoreboard

: THE PAGANINI PLAYERS

Conductor, Herbert Lodge with Evelyn Rothwell (oboe)

Contributors

Conductor: Herbert Lodge
Oboe: Evelyn Rothwell

: COUNTRY MAGAZINE

Bedfordshire
From the White Horse,
Southill, near Biggleswade

: CONCERTO

Natasha Litvin (piano)
BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Groves
Mendelssohn
Overture: Fingal's Cave
Piano Concerto No. 1, in G minor
Symphony No. 5, in D minor (The Reformation)

Contributors

Piano: Natasha Litvin
Conductor: Charles Groves

: GOLDFIELDS

' Under the Blanket of the Veld'
Talk by John Martin
John Martin, who is a South African, talks about the background to gold rushes. He compares the first gold rush to Witwatersrand with what takes place today when gold is found.

Contributors

Talk By: John Martin
Talk By: John Martin

: RECORDS AT FOUR-THIRTY

Lord Donegall's and Rex Harris'
Rhythm Session

Contributors

Unknown: Lord Donegall
Unknown: Rex Harris

: CHILDREN'S HOUR

'Guard the Eagles'
Serial play by Tudur Watkins
Produced by Lorraine Davies
3—' Five Ways to the Eyry'
Other parts played by William Thorne and W. H. Williams
Old Glowrie continues the story of Storm's latest adventure. The scene of the trouble is Devil's Dice. where a pair of eagle owls have made their nest. The eggs of these rare birds are very valuable. and the Bird Protection Society has sent Julius Ling to keep wealthy and unscrupulous collectors away Young Bill Sarnford, his cousin Jay, Mary Pryce. and, of course, Storm, decide to give a hand.
5.40 'Malin and Rockall': John Merrett describes another of the areas mentioned in the weather forecasts

Contributors

Play By: Tudur Watkins
Produced By: Lorraine Davies
Played By: William Thorne
Played By: W. H. Williams
Old Glowrie: Meredith Edwards
John Sarnford: Philip Phillips
Bill Sarnford: Dafydd Havard
Jay: Graham Jones
Mary Pryce: Olive Michael
Julius Ling: Bernard O'Brien
Smith: Tudur Watkins
Dr Burke: Leonard Mayo

: General Weather Forecast

and forecast for farmers and shipping

: First House THE BOWERY BAR

with Len Young, Carole Carr
Johnny Johnston, Don Emsley
Alan Dean
The Bowery Boys and Nat Temple and his Band
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Len Young
Unknown: Carole Carr
Unknown: Johnny Johnston
Unknown: Don Emsley
Unknown: Alan Dean
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: Jerome Kern's STARWAY TO SUCCESS

Records of his songs and the artists wflo made them famous
Fred Astaire, Jack Buchanan Marie Burke, Dorothy Dickson
Irene Dunne, Mary Ellis
George Grossmith, Binnie Hale
Evelyn Laye, Owen Nares
Paul Robeson, Peggy Wood

Contributors

Unknown: Fred Astaire
Unknown: Jack Buchanan
Unknown: Marie Burke
Unknown: Dorothy Dickson
Unknown: Irene Dunne
Unknown: Mary Ellis
Unknown: George Grossmith
Unknown: Binnie Hale
Unknown: Evelyn Laye
Unknown: Owen Nares
Unknown: Paul Robeson
Unknown: Peggy Wood

: THERE AND BACK

Yesterday Brian Vesey-FitzGerald walked from Winchester to Salisbury along the old Royal Road. Today he talks about this ancient route as it is now

Contributors

Unknown: Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald

: HENRY WOOD PROMENADE CONCERTS

Lance Dossor (piano)
London Philharmonic Orchestra
(Leader, David Wise)
Conductor, Basil Cameron
From the Royal Albert Hall, London
Beethoven
Overture: Fidelio
7.40 app. Piano Concerto No. 1, in C
8.16 app. Symphony No. 6, in F
(Pastorai)
An Englishman, Charles Neate, one of the founders of the Philharmonic Society, who knew Beethoven well in Vienna, has left it on record that he had ' never met anyone who so delighted in Nature, or so thoroughly enjoyed flowers or clouds or other natural objects.' This delight pervades the Pastoral Symphony; happiness, pure and simple (in the true meaning of those much misused words), has never been more beautifully expressed. The Symphony, Beethoven was careful to point out, is ' a recollection of country life; more an expression of feeling than a painting.' Yet how vivid is the recollection! The carefree insistence of the rhythm in the opening movement, quiet though it is at first, is an unmistakable indication of pleasure at leaving the stuffiness of the town, and getting out into the fresh air of the country. By the gently murmuring brook, Beethoven, greatly daring, tunes his merry note * unto the sweet bird's throat '; thereby causing innumerable commentators (pent up in cities) to seize their pens and scrabble away. A rustic dance, boisterous and heartening, takes place before rough weather, the only enemy of these delights, makes its presence felt. But afterwards a blessed peace prevails, and in the thanksgiving song of the shepherds we hear the authentic voice of one who doth ambition shun and loves to live in the sun.' Harold Rutland

Contributors

Piano: Lance Dossor
Leader: David Wise
Conductor: Basil Cameron
Unknown: Albert Hall
Unknown: Charles Neate
Unknown: Harold Rutland

: WORLD AFFAIRS

A weekly survey

: PETTICOAT LANE

(You want it-we've got it) with Elsie and Doris Waters
Michael Howard
Max Wall Benny Hill accompanied by Maurice Keary, Joan Young
Albert Ward and Les Ward
Benny Lee, Doris Nichols Ian Sadler, Kenneth Blain
Margaret Lindsay
BBC Variety Orchestra Conductor, Rae Jenkins
Produced by Charles Chilton

Contributors

Unknown: Elsie
Unknown: Doris Waters
Unknown: Michael Howard
Unknown: Max Wall
Unknown: Benny Hill
Accompanied By: Maurice Keary
Accompanied By: Joan Young
Unknown: Albert Ward
Unknown: Les Ward
Unknown: Benny Lee
Unknown: Doris Nichols
Unknown: Ian Sadler
Unknown: Kenneth Blain
Unknown: Margaret Lindsay
Conductor: Rae Jenkins
Produced By: Charles Chilton

: NOCTURNE

Cyril Homby (tenor)
Sale and District
Musical Society
(Conductor, Alfred Higson)
BBC Northern Orchestra
Conductor, Charles Groves

Contributors

Tenor: Cyril Homby
Conductor: Alfred Higson
Conductor: Charles Groves








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